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  • 1Allegiance — An allegiance is a duty of fidelity said to be owed by a subject or a citizen to his/her state or sovereign.Origin of the wordMid. English ligeaunce ; med. Latin ligeantia ; the al was probably added through confusion with another legal term,… …

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  • 2Civil Allegiance — • The duty of loyalty and obedience which a person owes to the State of which he is a citizen Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Civil Allegiance     Civil Allegiance      …

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  • 3Civil allegiance — is the theory of duty of loyalty and obedience which a person owes to the State of which he is a citizen, as defined by Roman Catholicism. [CathEncy|url=http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03794b.htm|title=Civil Allegiance] The word allegiance is a… …

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  • 4William Joyce — For other uses, see William Joyce (disambiguation). William Joyce Joyce shortly after capture, 1945 Born William Joyce 24 April 1906(1906 04 24) Brooklyn, New Y …

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  • 5citizen — noun Etymology: Middle English citizein, from Anglo French citezein, alteration of citeien, from cité city Date: 14th century 1. an inhabitant of a city or town; especially one entitled to the rights and privileges of a freeman 2. a …

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  • 6subject — [sub′jikt, sub′jekt΄; ] for v. [ səb jekt′] adj. [ME suget < OFr < L subjectus, pp. of subjicere, to place under, put under, subject < sub , under + jacere, to throw: see JET1] 1. under the authority or control of, or owing allegiance to …

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  • 7Misprision — (from Old French: mesprendre, modern French: meprendre, to misunderstand ) is a term of English law used to describe certain kinds of offence. Writers on criminal law usually divide misprision into two kinds, negative or positive. It survives in… …

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  • 8alien enemy — noun : a person owing allegiance to an enemy state * * * alien enemy, Law. an alien in a country at war withe country to which he owes allegiance …

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  • 9subject — I. v. a. 1. Subdue, control, bring under rule, make submissive, make subordinate. 2. Enslave, enthrall. 3. Expose, make liable. 4. Submit, refer, make accountable. 5. Make subservient. 6. Cause to undergo. II. a …

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  • 10citizen — /ˈsɪtəzən / (say situhzuhn) noun 1. a member, native or naturalised, of a state or nation (distinguished from alien). 2. a person owing allegiance to a government and entitled to its protection. 3. an inhabitant of a city or town, especially one… …

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  • 11Natural-born-citizen clause of the U.S. Constitution — Part of the constitutional provision as it appeared in 1787 Status as a natural born citizen of the United States is one of the eligibility requirements established in the United States Constitution for election to the office of President or Vice …

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  • 12Birthright citizenship in the United States — For laws regarding U.S. citizenship, see United States nationality law. For U.S. citizenship (birthright and naturalized), see Citizenship in the United States. Birthright citizenship in the United States refers to a person s acquisition of… …

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  • 13Treason — In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more serious acts of disloyalty to one s sovereign or nation. Historically, treason also covered the murder of specific social superiors, such as the murder of a husband by his wife (treason… …

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  • 14Citizenship Clause — United States of America This article is part of the series: United States Constitution Original text of the Constitution Preamble Articles of the Constitution I · …

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  • 15Scottish clan — Clan map of Scotland Scottish clans (from Gaelic clann, progeny ), give a sense of identity and shared descent to people in Scotland and to their relations throughout the world, with a formal structure of Clan Chiefs recognised by the court of… …

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  • 16United States Treason Laws — see Wikisource http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/United States Code/Title 18/Part I/Chapter 1152381. TreasonWhoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the… …

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  • 17ART — This article is arranged according to the following outline: Antiquity to 1800 INTRODUCTION: JEWISH ATTITUDE TO ART biblical period the sanctuary and first temple period second temple period after the fall of jerusalem relation to early christian …

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  • 18alien — 1 / ā lē ən, āl yən/ adj [Latin alienus not one s own, foreign]: relating, belonging, or owing allegiance to another country or government alien 2 n: a foreign born resident who has not been naturalized and is still a subject or citizen of a… …

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  • 19subject — subjectable, adj. subjectability, n. subjectedly, adv. subjectedness, n. subjectless, adj. subjectlike, adj. n., adj. /sub jikt/; v. /seuhb jekt /, n. 1. that which forms a basic matter of thought, discussion, investigation, etc.: a subject of… …

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  • 20Scotland in the Late Middle Ages — The history of Scotland in the Late Middle Ages might be said to be dominated by the twin themes of crisis and transition. It is a period where the boundaries are set by the death of kings that of Alexander III in 1286 and James IV in 1513, one… …

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